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supporters at the protest who say they recognize the nation is divided and trumps platform of making american great again is exactly what the country needs right now. live in cedar rapids samantha myers, kcrg- tv9 news. republicans will control the iowa house and office in january, so does that mean socially conservative legislation will become law? bills to impose new limits on abortion, defund planned parenthood, and other conservative priorities could not get through the state senate with democrats in control for the last 10 years. but
republicans push them. "you'll have to ask the gop if they'll present some of those issues... i don't know what we'll do when we get to that bridge we will cross it." "just because some republicans are in favor of certain things doesn't mean every other republican is too. we'll just have to see." this is the first time in 20 years that republicans will control the state house and senate and hold the governor's office. legislature, the iowa house will welcome its youngest member - a 23 year old. skyler wheeler. he moved to the sioux city area three years ago from washington state. and after yesterday's election, he will be be the next republican in district four. republicans outnumber democrats 10 to 1 in that district. wheeler says he's extremely happy with how it all played out. " state house district 4 "my political views, i knew this was like a gold mine for a conservative, so it was a great place to be and god kept us
meet skyler wheeler. he moved to the sioux city area three years ago from washington state. and after yesterday's election, he will be be the next republican in district four. republicans outnumber democrats 10 to 1 in that district. when the legislative session convenes in january, wheeler will be one of 11 freshman house republicans in des moines. the presidential race isn't the only win for republicans across the country. they also kept their hold on congress. kcrg t-v nine's kellie meyer from our washington d-c bureau checked in on what lies ahead now that repuicans will control ngress andwhite house. a new day here on capitol hill- but really not still hold the majority in the house and the senate- democrats trying to re-coup from some shocking blows. sot: sen. mitch mcconnell , in: out: "i think in a day when people were voting for change they didn't decide they wanted to change the republican senate which i am proud of." track: kentucky's senior senator mitch mcconnell celebrating a sweeping
afternoon. breathing a sigh of relief himself- he gets to keep his job as senate majority leader. new york senator chuck schumer was eying the role as democrats worked to flip the senate- but with no success. sot: simone pathe, senior political reporter, roll call, in: out: track: simone pathe, senior political reporter at roll call, says a surprise loss came from the wisconsin senate race between russ feingold and ron johnson- a shock there in the race for president as well. in places like north carolina and missouri- where pathe says roy blunt and richard burr ran not so great campaigns- they still walked away with a win. over in the house.. sot: rep. paul ryan , in: out: track: house speaker paul ryan says many of the candidates in the house rode trump's coat-tails. giving them a much bigger house majority than they expected. sot: simone pathe, senior political reporter, roll call, in: out: "they ew that they weren't going take the house majority but edidn't to fall short it lookst x seats ack: so what should we in e 115th congress?sot: simo p in: out: "the question will really become how much they're able to get de with a republica house as well." we'll start to find out the ansr to that qut ek as lawmakers
kes office in january. reporting on capitol hill i'm kellie meyer. linn county voters decided to cut the size of the board of supervisors. the board held its regular meeting today in cedar rapids. in 2006, linn county voters expanded the board from three to five members. but they approved a ballot measure yesterday cut the board back down to three. kevin kula who started circulating a petition for the change a year ago said fewer supervisors affect people living in rural areas. "the reason we went to 5 supervisors was to increase and improve rural representation on the board of supervisors. um, i'm not sure i can see a way to split the county into thirds. " the board will officially go back to three supervisors in january 2018. newly elected president donald trump
considered him a likely loser. the latest loras college poll showed hillary clinton and donald trump just one percent apart in iowa. three days before the elections clinton had 44 percent, while 43 percent supported trump. several other states showed clinton ahead in polls - only to see trump win on election night. so how did so many polls miss it? kcrg tv-9's dubuque bureau chief katie wiedemann talked with the director of the loras poll to get that answer. katie? they say it's important to remember polls capture a snap shot of situation. not always the whole picture. directors say, in this election, the state polls didn't match up with what voters actually ended up doing. here's why... dr. chris budzisz, director of the loras poll says there was a big divide between early voters and election day voters. and
and the actual election results. he says, people who voted early made their decision,.... early. those people tended to vote for clinton. but people who were undecided up until the last minute and voted on election day, tended to vote for trump. budzisz says another reason is difficulty in polling certain segments of the population in states like wisconsin. "the largest polling error in this election cycle is happening in states where there are large amounts of white non college graduates and that's true is states like wisconsin, mi budzisz says many polls missed those white, non- college educated voters... and that's who showed up in droves on election day to support trump. he also says this election might inspire change in future polling methods. he says pollsters could start polling online or via text message rather than
katie wiedemann kcrg tv-9 news we had a beautiful fall day today in cedar rapids. do i sense a slight chill in the air, joe? more great weather continues through the upcoming weekend. light winds swing to a more southerly direction and pick up to bring highs tomorrow well into the 60s. a cold front swings through the state friday, resulting in slightly cooler weather. the moisture is it remains dry. an early outlook into the weekend gives a frosty start to saturday with 60s back in the forest for sunday. have a great night! tonight: clear. wind: sw 5-10. low: 35 tomorrow: sunny and a little breezy. wind: sw 10-20. high: 64 back to you. first responders used a
an accident involving a combine today. it happened late this morning near mechanicsvill e, close to the intersection of franklin avenue and highway 30. the cedar county sheriff's office says the man is now at university of iowa hospitals. we don't know his condition. the iowa national guard today gave a flight demonstration of its latest tool. a radio controlled drone. the drone was shown off today at the boone municipal airport. once controlled by radio frequencies through ground control stations. the iowa air national guard says this drone will provide real time reconnaissance, help with communications and help find targets. the guard also flies a larger drone very similar to this version. a small business in dubuque is enjoying a lot of success dealing with java. we take you inside verena street coffee to see how it's grown in just a few years.
park. owners of verena street coffee roast and package several flavored coffees. the company started in 2010 in a small production house with just three employees. it's now going into this 34- thousand square foot facility with 15 people working there. "we've come along way every year we get more and more exposure. but there's just a ton of coffee business out there and we've barely scratched the surface so far. " the shelves of about 800 stores across the country. the iowa department of transportation opened a new park and ride location in cedar rapids. the lot is located near kirkwood boulevard and 66th avenue southwest. that's near kirkwood community college and also sits along a cedar rapids bus route. drivers will find a sheltered bus stop and lighting. it's free for anyone to use. people can use the lots to park their cars and join a car pool or hop on the
transportation says the lot has multiple benefits. "one of the things we can do is get less cars on the road. so really commuter lots like this help people get together. secondary benefits are the ones that you said. ya know, it helps with air quality if we just have one car going and not two cars." people can download the d-o-t's app called, "iowa ride share" to find lot locations and rides across the state. a dubuque student- athlete is moving to the west coast. the senior will be playing volleyball for ucla. we'll that program in a few minutes.
through the upcoming weekend. light winds swing to a more southerly direction and pick up to bring highs tomorrow well into front swings through the state friday, resulting in slightly cooler weather. the moisture is not available for this front so it remains dry. an early outlook into the weekend gives a frosty start to saturday with 60s back in the forest for sunday. have a great night! tonight: clear. wind: sw 5-10. low: 35 tomorrow: sunny and a little breezy. wind: sw 10-20. high: 64
friday: mostly sunny. high: 55 low: 39 saturday: sunny. high: 53 low: 29 sunday: mostly sunny. high: 60 low: 37 monday: partly cloudy. high: 59 low: 40 tuesday: slight chance of showers, mainly early. high: 55 low: 41 wednesday: mostly sunny. high: 55 low: 37 thursday: partly cloudy. high: 53 low: 34 day two of the state volleyball tournament and josh has highlights from the
day two of the state volleyball tournament and josh has highlights from the class 2a and 3a quater-finals. first up in class 3a, top- ranked union facing osage. heater on set point. she had 21 kills and the knights win 25-19 2nd set, cierra nolan on the serve and she collects the ace. union wins set two 25-20 and in the third set, match point. peyton parker delivers a fastball for one of her 17 kills as union wins in three sets to advance to the semis "it's definitely a relief knowing that we get that first win out of the way. that's always seems to be the toughest with teams." in the adjacent court, dike-new hartford
lost the first set, but come back in the 2nd as madison lavenz gets the kill off the block for set point. match is even 1-1 in the third set, baylee petersen delivers the cross-court kill. wolverines win the third set 25-18 in the fourth set, it's petersen again. this time, killing them softly. she finished with a team- high 19 kills as dike-new hartford advances with the 3-1 victory "the first set we were passing the ball pretty tight. we weren't passing consistently. and our passing got foruth sets." also in 3a, mount vernon taking on sioux center. first set, wynne vandersall comes down with the hammer. mustangs take the first set, 25-18 sioux center took the 2nd set and was up 23-20 in the third. but the mustangs fight back, former tv9 athlete of the week kaitlyn volesky with the kill. mustangs win 27-25 what a day for vandersall, 22 kills, including this one on set point. mustangs win in 4 to advance to the semis. "it took a while for our
made a difference for us finally. in set three and set four, our block got going. but man, 3a is tough and there's not going to be any easy matches here." in class 2a, waterloo columbus facing sumner fredericksburg, a finalist last year. 2nd set, jaydlin seehase lets one rip. but waterloo columbus rallied as anna sinnott blasts a kill through the block. sailors upset sumner- fredericksburg 3-1. josh christensen tv9 sports. it was signing day and one of the top volleyball to the west coast. dubuque wahlert senior hitter mckenzie may signed on the dotted line today to play volleyball at ucla.. mckenzie who has dreams of being an olymipian someday also plans on playing beach volleyball for the bruins. ucla has an amazing indoor and beach program they have amazing coaches and the players are amazing people and they are really big on the john wooden philosophy and i
:16 oc: "intrigued by that " this was the scene at cedar rapids washington today as four athletes signed letter of intents.. trey leonard will play baseball at louisville.. cameron kelly will swim for minnesota.. frank lindwall will golf at iowa state and jessi puk who is the sister of mlb first round draft pick a.j puk will play softball at ole miss.. always been a dream of mine to play at that level and i fell love with the school the coaches.louis ville has always been a dream come true since i was a little that i got this opportunity. exciting to go i tow program that has had numerous success national championship big 10 championship. this has been one of my dreams since i was a little kid play division one golf and to officially realize that is a dream come true. sot :26 oc: "dream come true " at waverly shellrock today 6"9 forward austin phyfe signed with the uni panthers.. and he is a huge signing for uni. i love how physical he is inside and his best years are
team meteorologis t joe winters for your final forecast. more great weather continues through the upcoming weekend. light winds swing to a more southerly direction and pick up to bring highs tomorrow well into the 60s. a cold front swings through the state friday, resulting in slightly cooler weather. the moisture is not available for this front so it remains dry. an early outlook into the weekend gives a frosty start to
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